As traffic continues to flow to coverage of Super Bowl preparations, the Roe vs. Wade anniversary and post-inaugural activities, a few newer topics have also bubbled to the surface in our collective consciousness.
Instagram is posting impressive numbers, and in an only-slightly-less blatant PR move, likely specs for the next generation of XBox have "leaked." Also debuting this week: The Following, a show about crazy, violent people that is linked to Baltimore in a different way than other recent shows about crazy, violent people.
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How does an 8-core 1.6GHz chip backed by a 768-thread-packing GPU in your Xbox sound? Apparently the Xbox 720, or whatever it ends up getting called, will boast 1.2 teraflops of processing power. Those gun-toting scumbags are never going to look so real when you blow their heads clean-off with your Barrat .50 cal. [Gizmodo]
No network midseason show has generated more buzz than "The Following," which premiered Monday night on Fox. [Baltimore Sun]
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Facebook’s Instagram reported some powerful new statistics, including 90 million Monthly Active Users. [Forbes]
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The attorney representing former University of Miami basketball coach Frank Haith in the Miami-related NCAA case is angry about a report released Monday by CBSSports.com citing an unnamed source saying Haith -- now the coach at Missouri -- "is expected to be charged with unethical conduct and failure to promote an atmosphere of compliance."
[Miami Herald via Sun]
Roe, Roe vs. Wade
On the 40th anniversary of the benchmark Supreme Court decision of Roe v. Wade, new poll numbers indicate growing opposition to overturning the ruling, a move advocated by many in the anti-abortion movement. [CNN]
Instagram, X specs and a Kevin Bacon premiere
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